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Near Springfield in Marion County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ben Hardin, 1784-1852. ← Grave

 
 
Ben Hardin, 1784-1852. <- Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Ben Hardin, 1784-1852. <- Grave Marker
Inscription. One of the ablest orators, lawyers, lawmakers in early Ky. Moved to Nelson, now Washington Co., with parents. In 1808, he settled at Bardstown where his career earned him the title "last of race of giants." Member state legislature 9 yrs.; U.S. congressman, 10 yrs.; Ky. Constitutional Convention, 1849. Requested his children to bury him beside his parents.
 
Erected 1980 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1363.)
 
Location. 37° 39.333′ N, 85° 14.317′ W. Marker is near Springfield, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is on Lebanon Hill Road (Kentucky Route 55) 0.3 miles south of Montgomery Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840) (approx. 2.2 miles away); Morgan in Springfield (approx. 2.2 miles away); On Civil War Routes (approx. 2.2 miles away); Busy Day In Springfield (approx. 2.3 miles away); John Pope, 1770-1845
Benjamin Hardin image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
2. Benjamin Hardin
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Jesse Head Homesite (approx. 2.3 miles away); House of History (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Benjamin Hardin. (Submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Benjamin Hardin - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on November 10, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   2. submitted on March 25, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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